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Diplomacy Zines

Diplomacy is a strategic board game created by Allan B. Calhamer in 1954 and released commercially in 1959. Its main distinctions from most board wargames are its negotiation phases (players spend much of their time forming and betraying alliances with other players and forming beneficial strategies) and the absence of dice and other game elements that produce random effects. Set in Europe before the beginning of World War I, Diplomacy is played by two to seven players, each controlling the arm...



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Diplomacy Zines
by Gordon Anderson
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Professional Diplomacy and games zine done by Viking Sytems and Gordon Anderson.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Pete Gaughan
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Pete Gaughan's popular and long-running Dipzine. It folded once, then was resurrected by an interest-free loan from a generous hobby member.
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Diplomacy Zines
by David Hood and Michael Lowrey
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Carolina Command and Commentary - David Hood, and later Michael Lowrey, published this digest dipzine which often included an interesting article or two.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Thomas Franke
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Thomas Franke's English-language German Dipzine.
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Diplomacy Zines
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Back in 1974, Dr. Walter Buchanan decided that the growing postal Diplomacy hobby needed a "flagship" zine. The purpose of such a publication would be to distribute hobby news, discuss strategy and tactics, introduce new variants, and in general give the hobby member a place to go for everything EXCEPT to play the game itself. Diplomacy World was born! Diplomacy World has gone through many changes. What was once a postal zine, available only by subscription and in printed format, is...
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
by Earl Whiskeyman
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Earl Whiskeyman's long-running Diplomacy and multi-player game zine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Pete Gaughan
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Pete Gaughan's popular and long-running Dipzine. It folded once, then was resurrected by an interest-free loan from a generous hobby member.
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
by Greg Costikyan
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First version was for playtesting variants. The second version, subtitled, "Grandson of Pouch", was a general Dipzine. Both were published by Greg Costikyan and friends. Lots of strong opinions in the letter column, good humor, and many games.
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Diplomacy Zines
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Back in 1974, Dr. Walter Buchanan decided that the growing postal Diplomacy hobby needed a "flagship" zine. The purpose of such a publication would be to distribute hobby news, discuss strategy and tactics, introduce new variants, and in general give the hobby member a place to go for everything EXCEPT to play the game itself. Diplomacy World was born! Diplomacy World has gone through many changes. What was once a postal zine, available only by subscription and in printed format, is...
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Diplomacy Zines
by Miguel Lambotte, Alain Henry, and Luc Dodinval
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Miguel Lambotte, Alain Henry, and Luc Dodinval's Belgian Dipzine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by John McCallum
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John McCallum started this zine to pick up a few orphan games from Armageddonia.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Borger Borgersen
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Borger Borgersen's Norwegian Dipzine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Malcom Smith
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Malcolm Smith's English-language zine from Norway.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Peter Weber
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Peter Weber's ditto-format Dipzine.
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Diplomacy Zines
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Back in 1974, Dr. Walter Buchanan decided that the growing postal Diplomacy hobby needed a "flagship" zine. The purpose of such a publication would be to distribute hobby news, discuss strategy and tactics, introduce new variants, and in general give the hobby member a place to go for everything EXCEPT to play the game itself. Diplomacy World was born! Diplomacy World has gone through many changes. What was once a postal zine, available only by subscription and in printed format, is...
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
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Back in 1974, Dr. Walter Buchanan decided that the growing postal Diplomacy hobby needed a "flagship" zine. The purpose of such a publication would be to distribute hobby news, discuss strategy and tactics, introduce new variants, and in general give the hobby member a place to go for everything EXCEPT to play the game itself. Diplomacy World was born! Diplomacy World has gone through many changes. What was once a postal zine, available only by subscription and in printed format, is...
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
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Back in 1974, Dr. Walter Buchanan decided that the growing postal Diplomacy hobby needed a "flagship" zine. The purpose of such a publication would be to distribute hobby news, discuss strategy and tactics, introduce new variants, and in general give the hobby member a place to go for everything EXCEPT to play the game itself. Diplomacy World was born! Diplomacy World has gone through many changes. What was once a postal zine, available only by subscription and in printed format, is...
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Diplomacy Zines
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Back in 1974, Dr. Walter Buchanan decided that the growing postal Diplomacy hobby needed a "flagship" zine. The purpose of such a publication would be to distribute hobby news, discuss strategy and tactics, introduce new variants, and in general give the hobby member a place to go for everything EXCEPT to play the game itself. Diplomacy World was born! Diplomacy World has gone through many changes. What was once a postal zine, available only by subscription and in printed format, is...
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
by John Boardman
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Graustark was the very first true Diplomacy zine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Jim Meinel
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Jim Meinel's invaluable reference work.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Per Westling
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Per Westling's Swedish zine, part in English and part in Swedish. Diplomacy, Unites, and other games.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Bruce Linsey
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Bruce Linsey's long-running Dipzine
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Diplomacy Zines
by Walter Luc Haas
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Walter Luc Haas' huge gaming zine, published out of Switzerland. Included material on Diplomacy, D&D, and many other games.
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Diplomacy Zines
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Back in 1974, Dr. Walter Buchanan decided that the growing postal Diplomacy hobby needed a "flagship" zine. The purpose of such a publication would be to distribute hobby news, discuss strategy and tactics, introduce new variants, and in general give the hobby member a place to go for everything EXCEPT to play the game itself. Diplomacy World was born! Diplomacy World has gone through many changes. What was once a postal zine, available only by subscription and in printed format, is...
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Diplomacy Zines
by Richard Kovilcik Jr.
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Richard Kovilcik Jr. published this Dipzine. Carried articles as well from time to time.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Paul Bolduc
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Paul Bolduc's long-running zine, full of Dip and many multiplayer games.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Greg Costikyan
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First version was for playtesting variants. The second version, subtitled, "Grandson of Pouch", was a general Dipzine. Both were published by Greg Costikyan and friends. Lots of strong opinions in the letter column, good humor, and many games.
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
by Walt Buchanan
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Walt Buchanan's archive index zine. Later published by Eric Verheiden and then Rod Walker.
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
by R. Michael Conner
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R. Michael Conner's Dipzine, with a proud and distinctive Texas flair (published in Austin, Texas).
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
by Michael Gibson
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Michael Gibson's multi-office hobby service zine. Contained material on the Australian hobby including game starts, ends, variants, and new zines.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Pete Gaughan
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Pete Gaughan's popular and long-running Dipzine. It folded once, then was resurrected by an interest-free loan from a generous hobby member.
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
by Borger Borgersen
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Borger Borgersen's Norwegian Dipzine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Steve Langley
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Steve Langley's huge Dipzine, full of fun and subzines.
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
by Bob Lake and Derek Nelson
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Bob Lake and Derek Nelson's Dipzine from Canada subtitled "The Magazine of Bubling Incoherency and Postal Diplomacy".
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
by Larry Peery
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Larry Peery, the IDA, and friends produced this very sizable zine. "A Gaming and Simulations Quarterly"
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Diplomacy Zines
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A supplement to The Pocket Armenian (for when a game was missing in the zine)
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Diplomacy Zines
by Walt Buchanan
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Walt Buchanan's archive index zine. Later published by Eric Verheiden and then Rod Walker.
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
by Konrad Baumeister
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Konrad Baumeister's Dipzine. Included lots of variants, some music reviews or music history each issue, letters, and plenty of other insanity. Note � This zine was produced by a ditto machine, so some scans had to be made rather dark.
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
by John Kelly
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John Kelley's Diplomacy zine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by James M. Briggs
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James M. Briggs' short-lived Dipzine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Don Miller
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Don Miller's game play and review zine. Lots of articles on chess, Go, and other games, including strategy, game history, and variants.
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Diplomacy Zines
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Miller Number Custodian zine for variant starts and finishes.
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Diplomacy Zines
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Miller Number Custodian zine for variant starts and finishes.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Paul Bolduc
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Paul Bolduc's long-running zine, full of Dip and many multiplayer games.
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
by Tom Nash
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Tom Nash saw this Dipzine (with choo choo games as well) develop a large letter column, quickly growing beyond expectations, and eventualy beyond control. It began as a subzine both in Mark Lilleleht�s short-lived the Scribblerist and The Armchair Diplomat (the Compuserve Dipzine).
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
by Dan Brannan
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Dan Brannan's classic Diplomacy zine. This was the first zine to run more than one game in the same zine. Prior to that, if a publisher wanted to run a second game he would start a second zine. Generally had some interesting cover art!
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Diplomacy Zines
by Dan Brannan
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Dan Brannan's classic Diplomacy zine. This was the first zine to run more than one game in the same zine. Prior to that, if a publisher wanted to run a second game he would start a second zine. Generally had some interesting cover art!
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine
Diplomacy Zines
by Rod Walker
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Rod Walker created this zine to carry games from Wild N Wooly when it was no longer being published.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Rod Walker
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Rod Walker created this zine to carry games from Wild N Wooly when it was no longer being published.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Stephen Agar
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Stephen Agar's popular, variant-heavy Dipzine
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Diplomacy Zines
by Hal Naus
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Hal Naus' Diplomacy zine, multiple games but most issues were generally warehouse.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Michael Fenron
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Michael Feron's French-language zine from Belgium.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Ron Brown
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Ron Brown's Dip and Machiavelli zine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by John Boardman
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Graustark was the very first true Diplomacy zine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Paul Bolduc
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Paul Bolduc's long-running zine, full of Dip and many multiplayer games.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Scott Hanson
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Scott Hanson moved his Irksome games to this warehouse (Volume 3) after he stopped publishing a full-fledged zine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Borger Borgersen
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Borger Borgersen's Norwegian Dipzine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Borger Borgersen
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Borger Borgersen's Norwegian Dipzine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Len Lakofka
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Len Lakofka's Diplomacy zine, where you could find some quite heated tempters on one side of an issue or another (often on the zine itself, or hobby personalities).
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Diplomacy Zines
by Jim Bumpas
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Jim Bumpas' Diplomacy and politics zine. Jim was never shy about expressing his views, and his zine had a very distinctive flavor.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Bob Brown
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Bob Brown's UK zine, with Diplomacy, En Garde, and plenty of other multi-player games.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Glenn Overby
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Glenn Overby's zine of Diplomacy, variants, and other multi-player games such as Kingmaker.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Steve Arnawoodian
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Steve Arnawoodian's Diplomacy (and other fun) zine. Basically a huge collection of subzines coming and going. A few became solo zines, and others just folded. Tom Mainardi was co-publisher with Woody at first.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Borger Borgersen
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Borger Borgersen's Norwegian Dipzine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Dave Carter
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Dave Carter's Canadian Dipzine. Plenty of funny comments, press, hobby news, and other foolishness.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Monroe E. Jeffrey
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Monroe E. Jeffrey and pals created this little Dipzine. The first issue was called Fidegly, but was renamed starting with #2.
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Diplomacy Zines
by David J. Bunke
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David J. Bunke and friends produced this wargaming and Diplomacy digest zine They were all living in the Cincinnati, Ohio area at the time.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Scott Rosenberg
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Scott Rosenberg (with help from friends) published this zine of Diplomacy, with lots of other multi-player game info and articles.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Robert Sergeant
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Robert Sergeant's monster-heavy Diplomacy zine
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Diplomacy Zines
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Miller Number Custodian zine for variant starts and finishes.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Michael Fenron
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Michael Feron's French-language zine from Belgium.
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Diplomacy Zines
by John Boardman
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Graustark was the very first true Diplomacy zine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Fred C. Davis Jr.
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Fred C. Davis, Jr.'s MENSA Diplomacy SIG zine.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Robert Johnson
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Robert Johnson's subzine from his own Diplodeur later became a zine of its own.
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Diplomacy Zines
by Walt Buchanan
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Walt Buchanan's archive index zine. Later published by Eric Verheiden and then Rod Walker.
Topics: diplomacy, dippy, zine, fanzine, dipzine